The Best Dramas from 1989

Below is our top ten list of the best Dramas which first started broadcasting in 1989.

10. Baywatch

BaywatchFirst Aired: 22 September, 1989

Baywatch is a TV series starring David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, and Yasmine Bleeth. At a Los Angeles beach, a team of lifeguards led by Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon save lives, deal with personal dramas, fight crime and…

9. Family Matters

Family%20MattersFirst Aired: 22 September, 1989

Family Matters is a TV series starring Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, and Kellie Shanygne Williams. The Winslow family deal with various misadventures, many of them caused by their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve…

8. Doogie Howser, M.D.

Doogie%20Howser%2C%20M.D.First Aired: 19 September, 1989

Doogie Howser, M.D. is a TV series starring Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, and Belinda Montgomery. A teenage genius deals with the usual problems of growing up, on top of being a licensed physician in a difficult residency…

7. Alien Nation

Alien%20NationFirst Aired: 18 September, 1989

Alien Nation is a TV series starring Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, and Michele Scarabelli. In the near future, a human cop and his alien partner fight crime and discrimination in Los Angeles.

6. Twin Peaks

Twin%20PeaksFirst Aired: 08 April, 1990

Twin Peaks is a TV series starring Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, and Mädchen Amick. An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

5. Quantum Leap

Quantum%20LeapFirst Aired: 26 March, 1989

Quantum Leap is a TV series starring Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, and Deborah Pratt. During a government experiment into time travel, a scientist finds himself trapped in the past, “leaping” into the bodies of different people on a…

4. Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto

Dragon%20Ball%20Z%3A%20Doragon%20b%C3%B4ru%20zettoFirst Aired: 26 April, 1989

Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto is a TV series starring Jôji Yanami, Kyle Hebert, and Masako Nozawa. The adventures of Earth’s martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now…

3. Poirot

PoirotFirst Aired: 08 January, 1989

Poirot is a TV series starring David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, and Philip Jackson. The cases of eccentric, but sharp, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

2. Lonesome Dove

Lonesome%20DoveFirst Aired: 05 February, 1989

Lonesome Dove is a TV mini-series starring Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, and Danny Glover. Two former Texas Rangers renew their spirit of adventure as they and several other residents of a small Texas town join a cattle drive to…

1. Dekalog

DekalogFirst Aired: 10 December, 1989

Dekalog is a TV mini-series starring Artur Barcis, Olgierd Lukaszewicz, and Aleksander Bardini. Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments.